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World mourns “Father of Hybrid Rice” Yuan Longping

On May 22, “Father of Hybrid Rice,” Yuan Longping passed away in Changsha, Hunan, at the age of 91. Yuan’s groundbreaking work in high-yield hybrid rice helped alleviate hunger and poverty for many across Asia and Africa. Rice is the…

Arts education resources, support on the rise within China

In May, Wang Dengfeng from the Ministry of Education spoke on the increasing attention given to arts education in elementary and middle schools. Wang detailed China’s future arts education goals during a press conference that also touched on the improvement…

Portable life-saving device vital to health in Hubei village

An (automated external defibrillator) AED is a life-saving device for patients who experience sudden cardiac arrests. Sophisticated but easy to use, the device can be used to analyze heart rhythm and defibrillate the heart when needed. However, the device has…

Jiangsu pioneers care program for unsupported orphans

In 2019, 12 government departments jointly released Suggestions to Enhance Social Care and Welfare on De facto Unsupported Orphans. De facto unsupported orphans refer to children who lack guardianship because of their guardians’ disability, prison sentences, illness, disappearance, or other…